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Dec 5, 2012 8:00pm EST
of the federal disaster declaration, phoenix and houston some more to support the governor and bring in resources together and helping a patch of for the citizens. i never look at people's homes being destroyed based upon whether it was declared or not. the tragedies to the homeowners themselves. my commitment, senators to work with the governor as hard as i can't forget the federal assistance. if it's not dollars, it will be people that we will work with our partner agencies because i don't judge disasters or whether they're declared. i judge by the needs of the state. none of chair. >> thank you, administrator fugate. and to be quick to think my ranking member and vice chair for their extraordinary efforts to help last year as we thought for the funding necessary for fema to be ready to respond to a disaster prior to sandy striking. we did not know another catastrophic storm but hey, but your testimony this morning indicates the money has come in handy in the event we had not done that, all future recovery -- present recovery in the nation would have to stop or whatever that'll none of us left
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
the university of houston. were very much looking forward to your comments today. thanks for being here. [applause] >> thank you. well, thank you. i really appreciate the opportunity from each one of you. our nation is actually wrestling -- [inaudible] a large amount of debt the united states is facing. i will outline the challenge we face. i'll also show you some transforming health care is one of the ways we can solve that issue. i'll demonstrate how new approaches to integrating the delivery system and how it is already achieving some result outside of the federal government. the health care can harness simplicity, has sustainability, even if the health care system undergoes some significant transformations. first, but to take a moment and talk about ohio and cleveland and how they're addressing some of these large issues here locally. particularly a recently announced demonstration of integrating care for coverage for the dual eligible. the dual eligible or individuals covered by medicare and medicaid. i don't know if you know this, but dual eligible operation represents 20% of the
Dec 10, 2012 8:30pm EST
with secretary houston to follow-up on what i understood west virginia's rights to become a which is the photo id to register but only a signature to code. is there a problem with that? >> there are a dozen ways that you can do that as long as it is respected in your state. if you can get the political pieces in your state, the people to generally agree on what the rules are, and that's why i love the title, is a balance. every time that you had something, that makes it easier to vote then you have to balance that with something that also makes it secure. that is the more secure unit unique to make sure you are not denying access. and i think it is a formula that is -- that needs to be accepted to take the stage. there are any number of ways you could do this i made a proposal on the when the february he was being discussed in ohio, and it had the value of being ignored by both political parties. because they wanted what they wanted. they didn't want what was the balance. so there were any number of ways than you could do this. it's about getting people -- again, for me it's not the policy. the p
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